One of the neat things about VideoSift is the user-generated playlists - the topics, of course, run the gamut from politics to music-related (even obscure music), How To videos to Everything Car and more ...
Here are 5 video picks from 5 especially interesting playlists on VideoSift:
The Quantum Physics Double Slit Experiment
This classic yet baffling physics experiment [wiki] showing the wave-particle duality as predicted by quantum physics, explained in clear English and clever animations.
If you wanted to know more about the weird and wonderful world quantum world, this is the clip to watch: Link
Amazing Footage of Iraqi Sandstorm
I will never, ever complain about a bad storm ever again after watching this clip. I think you would too: Link
Graceful Swimming Elephants
It's strangely fascinating to see how the world's largest land mammals can actually swim. Even the baby elephant can swim! Link
Baraka is a beautiful movie filmed using time-lapse photography with long tracking shots and no dialogue. It was directed by Ron Fricke and took place in 24 countries, with scenes from cities bustling with life to manufacturing assembly lines to chicks on a conveyor belt (at around 5:41 mark). Weirdly fascinating!
Worth the watch: Link
Cornelius - Fit Song (Unbelievable Pseudo-Stop-Motion Video)
A beautifully made Japanese music video, complete with de rigeur psychedelically marching sugarcubes, dancing toothbrush, flying coins, and more ...
You'll see what I mean: Link
Plenty more to see at: VideoSift - Thanks for the help, James!